Nominated for three Grammy Awards, the late John Whitehead was an acclaimed singer and songwriter with 37 gold and platinum albums to his credit.
John was most famous for his inspirational Message songs, “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now” “Wake Up Everybody”, “For The Love of Money”, “Backstabbers” and many more. Now a new CD album is complete and available with many of of John’s last great songs never before released. You can help share the messages the world needs to hear. John Whitehead’s messages have something for everyone.
Look around, what do you see? America is not what it ought be. Crime, violence, alcohol and drug abuse, hatred and greed . . . from these social ills we must be free.
America needs to be delivered and John Whitehead delivers the Messages. Music can touch the heart where words alone have trouble reaching. Many of John’s songs contain messages because music is the Universal language that can carry messages of love, hope, trust and compassion to the masses. It has been written that “people who make music together cannot really be enemies at least while the music lasts” – so let the music play.
John Whitehead was a star and a proven commodity with a track record of hit songs. He wrote hits for Teddy Pendergrass, Lou Rawls, The Jacksons, The O Jays, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, The Intruders, Billy Paul, Jean Carne and many more. John still has a devoted following all over the world. Whether talking to a cabbie in London or listening to the radio on a Tel Aviv beach, everyone knows John’s songs.
He appeared on the PBS (Public Broadcasting System) live show “MY MUSIC” from Atlantic city featuring the sound of Philadelphia. John also was seen on the Oprah Winfrey Show and VH-1 channel broadcast special featuring McFadden and Whitehead.
John Whitehead’s Messages CD showcases Rita, Israel’s singing sensation. John Whitehead, a music legend, and Rita of Israel, team up on the Messages album. The Messages CD contains many potential hit songs with timely motivational messages. This music project can help to change the world through Music From the Heart of America.
John’s voice is special – Barry White, Sam Cooke, Lou Rawls, Luther Vandross – all rolled into one, but with his own unique style.
John Whitehead was a great performer in concert whether at home in Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, or out on the road at Connecticut’s Foxwoods Casino, in New York City, Atlantic City, Boca Raton, Chicago or Los Angeles. John will be missed but his songs live on.